Rangers Press Release
A.L. Wild Card Tiebreaker Updated Ticket and Game Information
Approximately 7,000 reserved seats remain for game; Colby Lewis to throw ceremonial first pitch tonight
The Texas Rangers will host the Tampa Bay Rays for the second American League Wild Card in the 20th Tiebreaker game in Major League history tonight at 7:07 p.m. CT at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
The winner of Monday's Tiebreaker will play the first A.L. Wild Card, the Cleveland Indians in the A.L. Wild Card Game on Wednesday night in Cleveland at 8:07 p.m. ET.
As of 11:30 a.m. this morning, there are approximately 7,000 reserved seats remaining for tonight's game. Tickets on sale at texasrangers.com, by calling 972.RANGERS, and at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington first base ticket office. There is a limit of 19 tickets per transaction.
Full season ticket holders and Plan A half season ticket holders that purchased full postseason strips have the Tiebreaker game on their strips, listed as 2013 Tiebreaker.
Tonight's ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis, who has been sidelined all season with injuries. Lewis underwent surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow on July 27, 2012 and had right hip resurfacing surgery on August 22, 2013. He is the Rangers all-time leader with four postseason victories.
The Strikeout Kings Quartet will perform the National Anthem and the Sheppard Air Force Base Honor Guard will present the colors.
All fans will receive a white Rangers Rally Towel compliments of Southwest Airlines as they enter the park tonight.
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington parking lots will open at 4:00 p.m. on Monday. The First and Third Base Ballpark gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with all other gates opening at 5:30 p.m.
Monday's game will be televised exclusively by TBS.